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Christmas is slowly knocking at our door, but there is a period of waiting and preparing for Christmas, called Advent. How is it like in France?

Mountains, greenery, beaches, historical sites: Haiti is a beautiful country located on the island of Hispaniola, third largest by area and the most populous in the Caribbean, inhabiting almost 12 million people. Haiti declared its independence from France in 1804, but French language still remain to be on of the official ones together with the Haitian Creole. Capital city is Port-au- Prince. Today we offer you 5 tips for what to do if you decide to visit Haiti.

It is said that Normandy is the "orchard of France". Normandy, its apple orchards lined with green grass, as green as an apple! This fruit offers multiple gustatory possibilities and above all, seems to appreciate the oceanic climate of the region. Let's go and meet this fruit symbol of the Normandy region!

We continue the world tour of the French-speaking world. This week, the Alliance française de San Francisco takes you to Cambodia! Cambodia is a country in Southeast Asia known for its Angkor Wat sites and temples, its heavenly beaches and its Khmer culture. Because of the French colonial past, Cambodia has today 400 000 French speaking people Planning to visit Cambodia? Discover our selection of must-sees to enjoy the many wonders of the land of smiles!

Marvelous coastline, fascinating countryside, impressive castles and churches and picturesque ancient towns: this week we invite you to explore the French region of Normandy!

Françoise Sagan (real name Françoise Quoirez) is a French novelist born on June 21, 1935 in Cajarc (Lot) and died in Honfleur (Calvados) on September 24, 2004. In 1954, when she was only 18 years old, she met the success and the celebrity... Described as a "charming little monster" by François Mauriac, she also published biographies, plays, songs, and collaborated in the writing of screenplays and film dialogues. But she is also known for having regularly defrayed the social and judicial chronicle.

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